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a screen play. 500 pages long. i gave it to stephen. stephen is always surprising. after he read the first 150 pages, he said, i love this. i'll read the rest of it, but this is a movie. i thought, that's great to hear, but you can't make -- it's the first movie about abraham lincoln in 72 years except for the vampire killer thing. you can't make the fist movie about lincoln about the passage of the 13th amendment. hardly anybody knows how that happened. stephen just kept coming back to that saying, that's the exciting thing. he said when he first read it, he said, i knew that the amendment passed, but i sat there wondering if it was going to pass when i was watching the vote. >> he is clearly one of the most methologized figures in all of history. here you and stephen spielberg come trying to put flesh and blood back into this icon. was there a moment when you suddenly saw into the character, saw what you were looking at to make the man come alive? >> yeah, there were a couple. one was a letter that seward wrote to his wife fanny. >> secretary of state, lincoln's chief adviser. >> and chi
story that, i think, doesn't do justice to who came out and voted. >> i like stephen colbert's response to bill o'reilly's lament. >> folks, papa bear bill o'reilly is right. the white establishment, guys like us, we're the minority now. and we're helpless against this tide of non-white people who want stuff and things. they're the thing-stuff wanters. whereas the traditional white people of any race, we don't want things. we have things. okay? >> oh, but he's great. i mean, you know, he gives us a great little counter story. but again, i mean, you know, i would argue that a good majority of america white folks don't got a lot of things, man. i mean, listen, this sort of economic madness that's been occurring the last 20 years means that there's a lot more losers than there are winners. >> i was taken with something you said recently in a speech a week or so after the election. you said -- >> no matter how you feel about electoral politics, and i for one am not a great fan, the fact that people of color communities did what they did in the face of insanely driven, absurdly mendacious, f
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